AARP Massachusetts

News and information important to Bay State residents age 50+
AUG 14, 2019
Recently, we sat down with longtime AARP Massachusetts volunteer Gene Moulton and asked him what he likes best about volunteering. He started with AARP about four years ago, and by now, you have probably seen Gene at a shred event, or spoken to him at one of our community outreach events across the state. Gene is also active as an advocate and has met with his legislators to further AARP's priorities.
AUG 5, 2019
Join the 50+ Job Seekers Regional Networking Group
JUL 31, 2019
AARP Massachusetts is working to ensure you have the health and financial security you need to take charge of your future and live independently as you age. To help you learn more, we have scheduled several luncheon events across the state. Join us to hear more about our state legislative agenda, as we have submitted bills to the Massachusetts Legislature to help workers to save for retirement and to support family caregivers through a tax credit. Here are the details:
JUL 30, 2019
Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with tips and resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. Our watchdog alerts will keep you up to date on con artists’ latest tricks. It’s free of charge for everyone: AARP members, non-members, and people of all ages.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Massachusetts for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Interested in finding out how to get involved with AARP Massachusetts? Get a “taste” of our volunteer opportunities. Join us as we sample beverages and snack on delicious appetizers, and hear about the many volunteer opportunities available at AARP Massachusetts!
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PHOTO CREDIT: Downton Abbey Photography© 2010-2019 Carnival Film & Television Limited
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Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including four recipients right here in Massachusetts. A total of nearly $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. Nearly 1,700 applications were received from non-profits and government entities for the program, now in its third year. After funding 217 projects between 2017 and 2018, AARP has increased its investment to nearly $1.6 million for 159 projects this year.
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Did you know that someone’s identity gets stolen every two seconds? The AARP Fraud Watch Network provides you with tips and resources to help you spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. Our watchdog alerts will keep you up to date on con artists’ latest tricks. It’s free of charge for everyone: AARP members, non-members, and people of all ages. Be a fraud fighter! If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam. Report scams to local law enforcement. Contact the AARP Fraud Watch Network at www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork for more information on fraud prevention.
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AARP Massachusetts very much appreciates your interest in the Boston Harbor Now boat cruise. We had an overwhelming response to this sold out event, and there are 100 people on a waiting list. As is customary practice, we have overbooked this event due to the expected attrition of some ticketholders who do not attend.
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While too many Americans struggle to make ends meet, the big drug companies continue to rake in billions. It’s no wonder, considering that they make us pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world.
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By Jill Gambon
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